Definitions for: Realistic

[adj] of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of realism; "a realistic system of thought"
[adj] aware or expressing awareness of things as they really are; "a realistic description"; "a realistic view of the possibilities"; "a realistic appraisal of our chances"; "the actors tried to create a realistic portrayal of the Africans"
[adj] representing what is real; not abstract or ideal; "realistic portraiture"; "a realistic novel"; "in naturalistic colors"; "the school of naturalistic writers"

Webster (1913) Definition: Re`al*is"tic, a.
Of or pertaining to the realists; in the manner of the
realists; characterized by realism rather than by

Synonyms: down-to-earth, earthy, graphic, hardheaded, hard-nosed, lifelike, living, naturalistic, pictorial, practical, practical(a), pragmatic, real, representational, true to life(p), true-to-life(a), veridical, virtual(a), vivid

Antonyms: unrealistic

See Also: existent, possible

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